The Province of Nova Scotia is now accepting member applications for Accessibility Standard Development Committees in the Built Environment and Education. The application deadline is January 17, 2019.
The committees will assist the Accessibility Advisory Board with making recommendations to the Minister of Justice on provincial accessibility standards. Positions are open to all Nova Scotians with relevant experience and expertise. At least half of committee members must be persons with disabilities or representatives of organizations that represent persons with disabilities.
The Built Environment Standard Development Committee will make recommendations on standards to prevent and remove barriers to accessibility in buildings, rights of way, and outdoor spaces. For more information on the committee and to apply, please visit https://novascotia.ca/accessibility/built-environment/
The Education Standard Development Committee will make recommendations on standards to prevent and remove barriers to accessibility in public and private early childhood, primary, secondary, and post-secondary education. For more information on the committee and to apply, please visit https://novascotia.ca/accessibility/education-committee/